HB1740 (2018) Detail

Relative to costs of blood testing orders.


CHAPTER 201

HB 1740 - FINAL VERSION

 

22Feb2018... 0331h

10May2018... 1950-EBA

2018 SESSION

18-2627

01/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1740

 

AN ACT relative to costs of blood testing orders.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hunt, Ches. 11; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Carson, Dist 14

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill clarifies the provision of law relating to the costs of blood testing orders when certain individuals have been exposed to another person's bodily fluids.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

22Feb2018... 0331h

10May2018... 1950-EBA 18-2627

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to costs of blood testing orders.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

201:1  Notification After Exposure to Infectious Disease; Costs.  Amend RSA 141-G:15 to read as follows:

141-G:15 Costs.  Subject to rules adopted by the commissioner under RSA 141-G:19, an applicant's workers' compensation insurance carrier shall be responsible for paying the costs [relating to a testing order.  Subject to rules adopted by the commissioner under RSA 141-G:19, the private health or automobile insurance of an applicant who does not have access to workers' compensation insurance which would cover medication for prophylaxis against potential bloodborne pathogens shall be responsible for paying the costs relating to a testing order] of the test, including the charges of the health care facility taking the blood sample and the charges of the laboratory for the analysis of the sample.  An applicant without insurance coverage may request testing under this subdivision, however, he or she shall be responsible for paying for the testing order and may be required to pay for testing in advance.

201:2  Notification After Exposure to Infectious Disease; Rules.  Amend RSA 141-G:19, II(k) to read as follows:

(k)  Circumstances in which workers' compensation insurance[,] and the government[, and private health or automobile insurance] shall be responsible for paying the costs referred to in RSA 141-G:15.

201:3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: June 08, 2018

Links

HB1740 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 House Hearing
Jan. 31, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 22, 2018 House Floor Vote
April 10, 2018 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1740 Revision: 4116 Date: June 13, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
HB1740 Revision: 3687 Date: May 15, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
HB1740 Revision: 3124 Date: Feb. 23, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
HB1740 Revision: 2351 Date: Nov. 17, 2017, 9:38 a.m.

Docket


June 8, 2018: Signed by Governor Sununu 06/08/2018; Chapter 201; Eff. 6/8/2018


May 10, 2018: Enrolled 05/10/2018


May 10, 2018: Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18


May 10, 2018: Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1950e: AA VV 05/10/2018


May 10, 2018: Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1950e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/10/2018); SJ 18


May 2, 2018: Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/02/2018; SJ 15


May 2, 2018: Committee Amendment # 2018-1760s, AF, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15


May 2, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1760s, 05/02/2018; SC 19


April 10, 2018: Hearing: 04/10/2018, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 16


March 8, 2018: Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7


March 13, 2018: Introduced 03/13/2018 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 7


Feb. 22, 2018: Ought to Pass with Amendment 0331h: MA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 4


Feb. 22, 2018: Amendment # 2018-0331h: AA VV 02/22/2018 HJ 5 P. 4


Feb. 22, 2018: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0331h for 02/22/2018 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 7 P. 5


: Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0331h (Vote 20-0; CC)


Jan. 31, 2018: Executive Session: 01/31/2018 LOB 302


Jan. 30, 2018: Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302


Jan. 16, 2018: Public Hearing: 01/16/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302


Jan. 3, 2018: Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 21